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Optimizing HIV Care—Clarifying Treatment Interruptions and Meeting Unmet Patient Needs

October 12, 2018

Article

Findings indicate that treatment interruptions are possible, with caveats.

Improved Vaccines Needed to Prevent Flu-Related Hospitalizations in Canada

October 07, 2018

Article

Research indicates that influenza vaccine effectiveness was low but effective in preventing influenza-related hospitalization during the 2016-2017 flu season in Canada.

Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir Safe & Effective in Patients with Hepatitis C Virus On Opioid Substitution Therapy

October 07, 2018

Article

Investigators report the first real-world data on the safety and effectiveness of G/P for patients on opioid substitution therapy within the German Hepatitis C-Registry.

Keith Kaye, MD, MPH: Successes and Challenges in Addressing MDR Infections

October 07, 2018

Article

Keith Kaye, MD, MPH discusses the current successes and challenges in addressing multidrug-resistant infections, as well as expectations for how recommendations will change in the future.

School-Located Flu Vaccination Program Increases Coverage & Produces Herd Effect

October 07, 2018

Article

Investigators find school-located influenza vaccination increased coverage and decreased school absence and influenza hospitalization.

Thomas Lodise, PharmD, PhD: Treatments and Strategies for Drug-Resistant Infections

October 07, 2018

Article

Thomas Lodise, PharmD, PhD discusses the importance of practicing risk stratification and exploring combination therapeutic options in patients with drug-resistant infections.

The Current State of Hepatitis C Virus Treatment in the United States

October 07, 2018

Article

In a Meet-the-Professors session at ID Week 2018, experts addressed strategies to check for drug-drug interactions, direct-acting antivirals for special populations, and the management of hepatitis C virus infection for persons who inject drugs.

Situation Improving For HIV-Positive Individuals Detained at the United States Border

October 06, 2018

Article

Individuals with HIV who have been detained at the US border are far more likely to be released having had some consultation about their health and steps to improve their outlook compared with those who were detained several years ago.

Flu Vaccination Setting Impacts When Individuals Will Get Their Shots

October 06, 2018

Article

New research suggests that flu vaccination setting is associated with vaccination timing.

Adolescent HIV Diagnoses Missed More Frequently in Pediatric Hospital

October 06, 2018

Article

A Dallas-based study found that an adult hospital with a universal screening policy was far more likely to provide screenings to high-risk patients aged 13 or older.

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